Paste 2014

Mine Water Solutions In Extreme Environments

April 15-17, 2013 | Lima, Peru

Short Courses

Three short courses were offered prior to the Mine Water Solutions conference.

Course 1 Mine Water Balance Modeling

Mine Water Balance Modeling:  A Tool for Managing Water Quantity and Quality at Mine Sites

Presented by: Patrick Corser, VP, MWH Global Mining Practice Leader; Melanie Davis, Supervising Geotechnical Engineer & lead water balance modeler; Zygi Zurakowski, Geotechnical Engineer & water balance modeler, MWH, USA; Carmen Bernedo, Principal Engineer, MWH, USA.

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Course 2 Mine Water Treatment

Mine Water Treatment – Technologies, Application Experience and Key Learnings from 100 years of Water Experience

Presented by: Graham Sim, Global Mining Industry Director, GE Water & Process Technology, Australia; Damian Mondejar, Regional Manager – Peru, Chile, Argentina, GE Water & Process Technology; Karla Kinser, Mining Practice Leader, MWH; Kim Lukens, Global Advanced Solutions Manager, GE Water & Process Technology; Alfredo Zepeda, Senior Product Manager, GE Water & Process Technology; Eric Hanson, Global Systems Product Manager, GE Water & Process Technology; Luis Rodriguez, Government Regulations Leader, Hernandez & Cia; Miguel Campo, Chemical Business Leader – Peru, GE Water & Process Technology.

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Course 3 Karst Hydrogeology

Hydrogeology and Management of Karst Groundwater Resources Applied to Mining

Presented by: Prof. Tim Bechtel, Franklin & Marshall College, USA; and Prof. Bartolomé Andreo, Centre of Hydrogeology, University of Malaga, Spain.

The aim of the course is to provide a fundamental understanding of karst hydrogeological systems and to impart the theoretical basis and combined application of relevant investigation methods.

The main topics are:

  • Introduction to karst hydrogeology and geomorphology
  • Overview: methods in karst hydrogeology
  • Tracing techniques
  • Geophysical methods
  • Groundwater protection, contamination problems and water quality monitoring.

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